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Program Description

  Commercial Recycling

This program provides for mandatory commercial sector recycling and waste reduction for all businesses, as well as the review of recycling and waste reduction plans and annual reports from all large and medium-sized businesses and targeted small businesses. Through this program, technical support, assistance, education, outreach, and training is provided to the commercial sector in the areas of waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and buying recycled products. This program also provides for enforcement of the County's recycling regulations and other requirements of the County Code as they apply to non-residential waste generators. All program initiatives and services also apply to not-for-profit organizations, as well as Federal, State, and local government facilities.

Program Contacts

Contact Patty Bubar of the Division of Solid Waste Services at 240.777.7786 or Trevor Lobaugh of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2763 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Non-residential recycling (tonnages)331,969339,031348,261361,799373,472
Number of site visits to provide recycling assistance to businesses 18,0795,3786,7506,7506,750
1  Staffing vacancies impacted performance in FY18.

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved194376110.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.647220.00
FY20 Approved200848310.00